Summer 2014 Jazz Series

Date: July 13, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Summer 2014 Jazz Series







Presented by

The Somers Point Jazz Society & Michael Pedicin

July 6th.-Hard Bop Sunday," featuring the Bob Ferguson Quintet. This program will highlight the funky, gospel-like, and great grooving and swinging jazz of the hard-bop era. The music of musicians like Cannonball Adderley, and Freddie Hubbard will be featured.


July 13th.-Standing In the Shadows of Motown," a documentary lecture  and discussion about the Funk Brothers, Motown, and the relationship of these musicians, their music, and Jazz. Presented by guitarist, author and producer Allan Slutsty.


July 20th-Jazz played by teacher and student" This week's program will feature the wonderful jazz piano playing of two professional and related jazz pianists, Dean Schneider (teacher) and Chris Simonini (student). Dean and Chris will discuss and demonstrate their dynamic teacher/student relationship.


July 27th.-Bebop for a Sunday Afternoon," featuring the Tom Angello Quartet. An afternoon filled with the Jazz of the bebop era, and featuring the music of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, etc.


August 10-Jazz Bass plus 1 on a Sunday Afternoon." Bassist Andy Lalasis and another jazz bassist will present the music for jazz bass with a TWO-BASS Quartet.


August 17th-Smooth Jazz Sunday" by the Howard Isaacson Quartet. Howard  will be playing some really nice, smooth jazz for you to listen, enjoy, relax, and kick back on a sunny Jazz Sunday.


August 24th-Jazz on Broadway" featuring the Bud Noble Trio. Virtuosic pianist Bud Noble will explore the role of Jazz and the great music of Broadway, and demonstrate how they relate so musically.

August 31st-."Blues for a Sunday Afternoon" featuring the jazz and blues styling of vocalist Paula Johns.



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